A majority of Americans want Congress to investigate whether or not officials accurately reported coronavirus cases in the United States, a Rasmussen Reports survey released Wednesday found.
The survey, taken February 14-15, 2021, among 1,000 likely U.S. voters, asked, “Should Congress investigate whether officials are reporting accurate information about COVID-19 cases?”
A solid majority, or 65 percent, said yes, followed by 23 percent who said no, and 13 percent who said they remain unsure. However, opinions do not seem to be partisan, as a majority of Republicans (74 percent), Democrats (60 percent), and others (59 percent), support such an investigation.
When asked if they trust information from public officials regarding the number of cases and the number of deaths stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, 56 percent indicated they at least “somewhat” trust the information. Forty-three percent expressed distrust, choosing “not very” or “not at all.” Sixty-one percent of Republicans said the